“4 Real 4 Faux: Animating the Vernacular” in the Gallery

In the main space in the University Art Gallery visitors can now visit "4 Real 4 Faux:  Animating the Vernacular", an exhibition curated by Nancy Mizuno Elliott of work by self-taught artists, and by academically trained artists influenced by the work of self-taught artists.  It features, in particular, artwork by artists in two San Francisco Bay Area organizations, Creativity Explored, and the National Arts and Disability Center.  Prof. Mizuno Elliott won the Truman Curatorial Fellowship two years ago, and this exhibition is the culmination of her curatorial work at Truman State University.  She will be on campus for the exhibition's closing reception (Thursday, February 17, 6:00 p.m., University Art Gallery)–check the Gallery blog for information on additional events happening during her visit.  For more information on the Truman Curatorial Fellowship, please contact University Art Gallery director Prof. Aaron Fine at afine@truman.edu.